Cancer in Cartoons [The Great MacGrady and Why, Charlie Brown, Why?]

Norbert and Lizzy talk about how cartoons have approached the topic of cancer. We talk about “The Great MacGrady” from PBS’s Arthur and the Peanuts special “Why, Charlie Brown, Why?”

Movember Links:

Official Website: us.movember.com

Facebook: facebook.com/MovemberUSA

Twitter: twitter.com/movember

Saturday Morning Block Party Links:

Official Website: SaturdayMorningBlockParty.com

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Facebook: Facebook.com/SaturdayMorningBlockParty

Twitter: Twitter.com/SatAMBlockParty

Stitcher: bit.ly/1wSjNDm

iTunes: bit.ly/Zk6fCQ

YouTube: bit.ly/1utACkK

Lizzy’s Links:

Facebook: on.fb.me/1qJDDds

Twitter: twitter.com/Lizzy_Silvas

Cartoons vs. Cancer Links:

Maddie’s Site: maddiestrong.org

YouTube: youtube.com/user/Gruppetstudios

Tumblr: gruppetstudios.tumblr.com

Music:

“5 Cents Back” – Audionautix.com

“Bebop 25” – Audionautix.com

Interview With Tiffany Ford [Powerpuff Girls, Steven Universe, Clarence]

We talk to Cartoon Network’s own talented Tiffany Ford!

Saturday Morning Block Party Links:

Official Website: SaturdayMorningBlockParty.com

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Facebook: Facebook.com/SaturdayMorningBlockParty

Twitter: Twitter.com/SatAMBlockParty

Stitcher: bit.ly/1wSjNDm

iTunes: bit.ly/Zk6fCQ

YouTube: bit.ly/1utACkK

Tiffany’s Links:

Tumblr: Toffany.Tumblr.com

Twitter: Twitter.com/ttoffany

Music:

“5 Cents Back” – Audionautix.com

“Bebop 25” – Audionautix.com

Steven Skaniverse: Interview With Steven Universe Writer Ben Levin

We sit down with Ben Levin to talk about getting a job writing cartoons, making a webseries and how great ska music is.

Saturday Morning Block Party Links:

Official Website: SaturdayMorningBlockParty.com

Tumblr: SaturdayMorningBlockParty.Tumblr.com

Facebook: Facebook.com/SaturdayMorningBlockParty

Twitter: Twitter.com/SatAMBlockParty

Stitcher: bit.ly/1wSjNDm

iTunes: bit.ly/Zk6fCQ

YouTube: bit.ly/1utACkK

Ben’s Links:

Official Website: BenLevin.net

Tumblr: Ben-Levin.Tumblr.com

Doris and Mary-Anne Are Breaking Out of Prison: http://bit.ly/1n9fj9w

Twitter: Twitter.com/ben_levin

Youtube: http://bit.ly/1mMimUt

Storyboard/Scripting Process: http://bit.ly/1JAHtEf

Music and Other Links:

“We Are the Crystal Gems (Ska Instrumental)” – Jeff Liu and Ben Levin (based on original theme by Rebecca Sugar): http://bit.ly/22RfIhr

“Amalgam (Extended Version)” – Aivi & Surasshu: http://bit.ly/1PUylM4

Chuck Jones – The Evolution of an Artist: http://bit.ly/1M8z5L2

Green is the Color of Adventure [Cartoon Network Invaded]

Aliens have invaded the Cartoon Network universe to abduct the characters and steal their cheese. Norbert and XLR talk about Cartoon Network’s massive 2009 crossover event.

Saturday Morning Block Party Links:

Official Website: SaturdayMorningBlockParty.com

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Facebook: Facebook.com/SaturdayMorningBlockParty

Twitter: Twitter.com/SatAMBlockParty

Stitcher: bit.ly/1wSjNDm

iTunes: bit.ly/Zk6fCQ

YouTube: bit.ly/1utACkK

XLR’s Links:

YouTube: http://bit.ly/1qOyQqB

Tumblr: XLRe23.Tumblr.com

Facebook: http://on.fb.me/1zq23BG

Twitter: Twitter.com/xlre23

Music Used:

 

CN Invaded Theme: http://bit.ly/1l6cCVk

Promo Art:

Foster’s Home For Imaginary Friends: http://bit.ly/1l6cODO

Ed, Edd n’ Eddy: http://bit.ly/1iAzDhg

My Gym Partner’s a Monkey: http://bit.ly/1MeTuhM

Camp Lazlo: http://bit.ly/1GJBQTd

The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy: http://bit.ly/1SlAH5x

Host: Norbert Daniels Jr.

Co-host: XLR

Coraline Ruined Her Mother’s Body [Laika’s Coraline]

We talk about Laika’s 2009 stop motion film Laika, a movie about a young girl who finds a mysterious other world. We talk about how Coraline ruined her mother’s body by being born and also fantasy mythology.

Saturday Morning Block Party Links:

Official Website: SaturdayMorningBlockParty.com

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Facebook: Facebook.com/SaturdayMorningBlockParty

Twitter: Twitter.com/SatAMBlockParty

Stitcher: bit.ly/1wSjNDm

iTunes: bit.ly/Zk6fCQ

YouTube: bit.ly/1utACkK

 

Music: 

“Mechanical Lullaby” (Coraline Soundtrack) – http://bit.ly/1juoJec

“Ending Credits” (Coraline Soundtrack) – http://bit.ly/1keItmf

Host: Norbert Daniels Jr.

Co-Host: Justin St Peter

Executing a Little Girl is Not “Bullying” [Paranorman]

We talk about Laika’s 2012 film Paranorman, a film about a boy who can see dead people. We talk about the surprisingly high number of big butts and why the real monster is you. Enjoy!

Saturday Morning Block Party Links:

Official Website: SaturdayMorningBlockParty.com

Tumblr: SaturdayMorningBlockParty.Tumblr.com

Facebook: Facebook.com/SaturdayMorningBlockParty

Twitter: Twitter.com/SatAMBlockParty

Stitcher: bit.ly/1wSjNDm

iTunes: bit.ly/Zk6fCQ

YouTube: bit.ly/1utACkK

James’s Links:

Tumblr: diligentpsychopomp.tumblr.com

Music: 

“Norman’s Walk” by John Brion – bit.ly/1jhDhxz

“Aggie Fights” – bit.ly/1LG0GFf

Host: Norbert Daniels Jr.

Co-Host: James

The Saturday Morning Block Party podcast is hosted and produced by Norbert Daniels Jr. If you would to support the show, please share it and write a review on iTunes. If you would like to sponsor Saturday Morning Block Party, if you are someone in the animation industry who would like to be interviewed, or if you have any other business inquiries, please contact norbert@saturdaymorningblockparty.com.

Greg Goes to Hell [Cartoon Network’s Over the Garden Wall]

It’s the best season of the year, kids. Light the fireplace, get a hot drink and settle in as Norbert and Justin (host of The Cartoon Roundup Times podcast) discuss Cartoon Network’s 2014 miniseries Over the Garden Wall.

Saturday Morning Block Party Links:

Official Website: SaturdayMorningBlockParty.com

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Facebook: Facebook.com/SaturdayMorningBlockParty

Twitter: Twitter.com/SatAMBlockParty

Stitcher: bit.ly/1wSjNDm

iTunes: bit.ly/Zk6fCQ

YouTube: bit.ly/1utACkK

Cartoon Roundup Time Links:

Tumblr: TheCartoonRoundupTimes.Tumblr.com

Twitter: Twitter.com/CartoonRoundUp

YouTube: http://bit.ly/1FLPh4y

FanFiction: http://bit.ly/1hgQdSu

Music:

“Into the Unknown (Into)” – The Petrojvic Blasting Company; Patrick McHale; Jack Jones

“Over the Garden Wall” – The Petrojvic Blasting Company; Patrick McHale; Jack Jones

“Forward, Oneiroi! (Alternate)” – The Petrojvic Blasting Company; Deborah Voigt

“Into the Unknown (Outro)” – The Petrojvic Blasting Company; Patrick McHale; Jack Jones

“Transition” – Audionautix.com

Other Links:

Dante’s Inferno Allusions: http://bit.ly/1MPM4Am

The Beast/Turtles Theory: http://bit.ly/1Lp1E8I

Host: Norbert Daniels Jr.

Co-Host: Justin Joyce

The Saturday Morning Block Party podcast is hosted and produced by Norbert Daniels Jr. If you would to support the show, please share it and write a review on iTunes. If you would like to sponsor Saturday Morning Block Party, if you are someone in the animation industry who would like to be interviewed, or if you have any other business inquiries, please contact norbert@saturdaymorningblockparty.com.

Adult vs. Mature Cartoons

Cartoons aren’t just for kids, but what makes an “adult cartoons? Is there a difference between mature and adult for cartoons? Let’s talk about it!

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Twitter: Twitter.com/SatAMBlockParty

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YouTube: bit.ly/1utACkK

EyeofSol’s Links

Youtube: bit.ly/1ffj8W2

Twitch: twitch.tv/eyeofsol/

Facebook:  facebook.com/EyeofSol

Twitter: @EyeofSol299

Music:

Cool Ride – Audionautix.com

Smooth Sailing – Audionautix.com

 

Talking About Black Anime Fans

Norbert shares his thoughts on a Vice article about black anime fans.

Vice Article: https://archive.is/4maAm

IGN Article on Video Game Rap I Wrote: http://bit.ly/1IOmLhL

Music:

“Against the Wall”- Richie Brandon: http://bit.ly/1M6bPNv

“Far Enough” – KadeshFlow: http://bit.ly/1UpnYA6

“Feels Good 2 Be” – Audionautix.com

“Smooth Sailing” (Full Track) – Audionautix.com

“Thorns of Omar v2” – Audionautix.com

Links:

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Facebook: Facebook.com/SaturdayMorningBlockParty

Twitter: Twitter.com/SatAMBlockParty

Stitcher: http://bit.ly/1wSjNDm

iTunes: http://bit.ly/Zk6fCQ

YouTube: http://bit.ly/1utACkK

Short Lived Cartoons [Sym Bionic Titan, Clone High, Clerks the Animated Series, MotorCity]

We talk about shows that only got one season but deserved way more!

Music/Clips:

Right on Red – Audionautix.com

Sym-Bionic Titan Toonami Trailer: http://bit.ly/1ggEnbi

The Pusher- Jack Black: http://bit.ly/1fbiTw7

Clone High Theme- Abandoned Pools: http://bit.ly/1ggEhQS

Links:

Tumblr: SaturdayMorningBlockParty.Tumblr.com

Facebook: Facebook.com/SaturdayMorningBlockParty

Twitter: Twitter.com/SatAMBlockParty

Stitcher: http://bit.ly/1wSjNDm

iTunes: http://bit.ly/Zk6fCQ

YouTube: http://bit.ly/1utACkK

Toon Goons Clone High Episode: http://bit.ly/1RcsdAJ

 

 

Host: Norbert Daniels Jr.

Co-Host: Tyler